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Annual Cardboard Chair Competition

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South Florida Community College’s Drafting and Technical Drawing class competed in its annual cardboard chair competition April 22. The chairs had to be made only out of cardboard, lightweight and easy to move, had to hold at least 200 pounds, and could not cost more than $27 to make. Four teams of students participated. The competing teams were M.C.I, Inc., Lazy Boy, The Future of Chairs, Inc., and Green Chairs R US. Drafting Instructor Tanna Markel sits in the winning chair by Austin Penny, Steve Ezell, and Delano McFarlane of Green Chairs R US.


SFCC MOFAC Curator Mollie Doctrow tests out the Pacman chair created by the group M.C.I., Inc.


Cathy Futral, professor, art is surprised at the comfort of the cardboard chair created by group Lazy Boy.


Judges Cathy Futral, Mollie Doctrow, Carson Bush, Tom Bush, and Judy Zemko demonstrate the strength of the cardboard campfire bench created by the Future of Chairs, Inc. Carson Bush was visiting SFCC for Bring Your Child to Work Day.

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